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Do you enjoy watching YouTube videos in English?

In this section, watch YouTube videos on a wide range of topics, including science, psychology, entertainment, culture, nature and sport. The videos are specially selected for upper intermediate (CEFR level B2) and advanced (CEFR level C1) learners of English.

You will develop your ability to understand a variety of accents and speakers, as well as a range of colloquial and idiomatic language in context. Each video has a transcript and interactive exercises to help you understand the language.

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06 Nov 2020

Have you ever wondered why dogs put their heads out of car windows? Watch this video and learn more about this common behaviour.

29 Sep 2020

October is Black History Month in the UK. Watch historian David Olusoga explain what he thinks black British history really is about.

16 Sep 2020

Morgan Bullock is an African-American Irish dancer. Watch this video to find out about her story.

01 Sep 2020

In this video, natural scientist Janine Benyus tells us about what we've forgotten about the natural world.

20 Jul 2020

Do you like ice cream? Learn how to make some at home in less than a minute.

15 May 2020

Can you imagine a world without fossil fuels? In this video, former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres outlines her vision of a world that's entirely free of fossil fuels.

13 Mar 2020

Washing your hands can help protect you against germs and illnesses. This video reminds us how to wash our hands effectively.

21 Feb 2020

Who inspires you? Perhaps it's a famous woman, or maybe it's someone from your family. Watch some people talking about this question in the video.

11 Feb 2020

Mumsnet is a website for parents. Listen to its founder, Justine Roberts, talking about her tips for success for women in business.

20 Jan 2020

Learn how to make a delicious plant-based dish – vegan red lentil fritters.

25 Nov 2019

London has many well-known landmarks, but it also has its hidden gems. In this video, you can learn about a garden paradise in the heart of the UK capital.

22 Oct 2019

It's amazing what you can build out of Lego. But … an arm?! This video shows us that anything is possible …

01 Sep 2019

What's the strangest animal in the ocean? In this video, scientists exploring the deep ocean make a weird (yet wonderful) discovery.

19 Jul 2019

Are you adventurous when it comes to food? Watch this video about a famous Italian food – would you be brave enough to try it?

27 May 2019

This video honours the great women of science who have changed the world forever! How many of these famous female scientists do you know about?

18 Mar 2019

World Water Day is 22 March. This video explores the global water crisis, and how we can help everybody gain access to safe drinking water.